January 26
2005



All Marines listed on this page died Jan. 26 when the CH-53E helicopter they were in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq.

Capt. Paul C. Alaniz, USMC

Capt. Paul C. Alaniz, 32, of Corpus Christi, Texas. He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif

Lance Cpl. Jonathan E. Etterling, USMC

Lance Cpl. Jonathan E. Etterling, 22, of Wheelersburg, Ohio. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Capt. Lyle L. Gordon, USMC

Capt. Lyle L. Gordon, 30, of Midlothian, Texas. He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif

Lance Cpl. Brian C. Hopper, USMC

Lance Cpl. Brian C. Hopper, 21, of Wynne, Ark.. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Saeed Jafarkhani-Torshizi Jr., USMC

Lance Cpl. Saeed Jafarkhani-Torshizi Jr., 24, of Fort Worth, Texas. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Sean P. Kelly, USMC

Cpl. Sean P. Kelly, 23, of Gloucester, N.J.. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Staff Sgt. Dexter S. Kimble, USMC

Staff Sgt. Dexter S. Kimble, 30, of Houston, Texas. He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif

Lance Cpl. Allan Klein, USMC

Lance Cpl. Allan Klein, 34, of Clinton Township, Mich. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. James L. Moore, USMC

Cpl. James L. Moore, 24, of Roseburg, Ore. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Nathaniel K. Moore, USMC

Cpl. Nathaniel K. Moore, 22, of Champaign, Ill. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Mourad Ragimov, USMC

Lance Cpl. Mourad Ragimov, 20, of San Diego, Calif. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Rhonald D. Rairdan, USMC

Lance Cpl. Rhonald D. Rairdan, 20, of San Antonio, Texas. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Hector Ramos, USMC

Lance Cpl. Hector Ramos, 20, of Aurora, Ill. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Darrell J. Schumann, USMC

Lance Cpl. Darrell J. Schumann, 25, of Hampton, Va. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

1stLt. Dustin M. Shumney, USMC

1stLt. Dustin M. Shumney, 30, of Vallejo, Calif. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Matthew R. Smith, USMC

Cpl. Matthew R. Smith, 24, of West Valley, Utah. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Joseph B. Spence, USMC

Lance Cpl. Joseph B. Spence, 24, of Scotts Valley, Calif. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Stephen P. Johnson, USMC

Cpl. Stephen P. Johnson, 24, of Covina, Calif. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Fred L. Maciel, USMC

Lance Cpl. Fred L. Maciel, 20, of Spring, Texas. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Staff Sgt. Brian D. Bland, USMC

Staff Sgt. Brian D. Bland, 26, of Weston, Wyo. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Sgt. Michael W. Finke Jr., USMC

Sgt. Michael W. Finke Jr., 28, of Huron, Ohio. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

1st Lt. Travis J. Fuller, USMC

1st Lt. Travis J. Fuller, 26, of Granville, Mass. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Timothy M. Gibson, USMC

Cpl. Timothy M. Gibson, 23, of Hillsborough, N.H. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Richard A. Gilbert Jr., USMC

Cpl. Richard A. Gilbert Jr., 26, of Montgomery, Ohio. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Kyle J. Grimes, USMC

Cpl. Kyle J. Grimes, 21, of Northampton, Pa. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Tony L. Hernandez, USMC

Lance Cpl. Tony L. Hernandez, 22, of Canyon Lake, Texas. He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Gael Saintvil, USMC

Lance Cpl. Gael Saintvil, 24, of Orange, Fla. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Nathan A. Schubert, USMC

Cpl. Nathan A. Schubert, 22, of Cherokee, Iowa. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Michael L. Starr Jr., USMC

Lance Cpl. Michael L. Starr Jr., 21, of Baltimore, Md. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Timothy A. Knight, USMC

            Cpl. Timothy A. Knight, 22, of Brooklyn, Ohio. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Petty Officer 3rd Class John D. House, USN

Petty Officer 3rd Class John D. House, of Ventura, Calif. He was assigned to Naval Medical Clinic Hawaii, Marine Corps Units Detachment, Pearl Harbor.


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